Associate Professor



Job description

Language: English
Location: Kristiansand or Oslo, Norway
Contract Type: Academic
Work Hours: 37.5 Hours per Week
Expected Start Date: negotiable
Expected End Date: negotiable
Division / School: Computing
Job Type: Permanent (After a 6 month probationary period)

The successful applicant for this vacancy may be appointed either on a fixed term or a permanent contract depending on the extent of their previous relevant research experience.

For informal enquires please contact:

Mr Lars Erik Torjussen , Rector NUC


Noroff University College seeks to appoint new academic staff in the area of Cyber Security and Penetration Testing. You will join a team of staff with whom you will be expected to work in very close collaboration, in undertaking research in the area and engaging in the delivery and management of the newly launched Bachelor in Cyber Security. As such, evidence of prior teamwork and excellent communication skills are essential.

You should have a post graduate qualification (preferably PhD) in Computer Science, Computer Security or a related field. The ability to teach a variety of subjects is essential, in particular a range of data science related subjects. Relevant skills and experience in one or more of the following areas is required for this post:

  • Penetration testing practice and procedures – practical and research experience;
  • Tools, techniques, methodologies, standards and models for Computer Network Attack (CNO), Computer Network Defence (CND) and Computer Network Exploitation (CNE) – practical and research experience;
  • Research Methods, Project Management, Professional Ethics, Problem solving;
  • Working within and managing an academic team.

Excellent spoken and written communication skills with an ability to engage audiences is essential for this post. Experience in the design, development and implementation of curriculum would be useful. A history of publications and research projects in their chosen field would be a distinct advantage as Noroff University College wishes to continue to grow in terms of volume and quality of research.

In addition to their area of expertise, we are looking to appoint someone who is enthusiastic about learning and education in general and is open to innovative models of learning and teaching.

The successful applicant must be willing to take direction from senior academic staff, but also be capable of taking initiative and show self-motivation.

The Salary would be in the salary range LR25 and relevant experience is recognised when appointed staff within this range.

How to apply

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